7 Best Things to Do in Edinburgh

7 Best Things to Do in Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland (B)

I’d never thought about visiting Edinburgh until I had to do a project for my World Destinations class while studying Travel, Tourism and Hospitality Management. I became fascinated with this city and wondered if I would be able to turn this project on paper into reality one day.

Scotland’s capital is Britain’s second most popular tourist destination and considered one of the most beautiful European capitals. Edinburgh actually comprises two cities, the Old Town and the New Town, which were declared a UNESCO Heritage Site in 1995.

In October of 2016, two years after I did my project, I had the opportunity to go to Scotland for the first time and visited Edinburgh and Loch Ness.

I went not just to the places I covered in my project, but also discovered many other excellent places and things to do, so I decided to put together a list of what I think are the 7 best things to do in Edinburgh.

The Old Town of Edinburgh is a labyrinth of narrow alleys and rows of houses, and home to some of the most popular tourist attractions in the city, such as the Edinburgh Castle and the Royal Mile. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 7 Best Things to Do in Edinburgh
Guide Location: Scotland » Edinburgh
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Pericles Rosa Da Nova
Read it on Author's Website: http://www.7continents1passport.com/7-best-things-to-do-in-edinburgh/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Edinburgh Castle
  • Royal Mile
  • Laid Stair’s Close
  • Writer’s Museum
  • George Heriot’s school
  • Scott Monument
  • Saint Giles Cathedral
  • Donaldson’s School
  • The Palace of Holyroodhouse
  • Holyrood Abbey
  • Arthur’s seat
  • Scottish National Gallery
  • Scottish National Portrait Gallery
  • 21212
  • Ting Thai Caravan
  • Calton Hill
  • City Observatory
  • Regent Gardens
  • Dugald Stewart Monument

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